The Personal Parish for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

St Aloysius' Church, 233 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North, 3161


News and Announcements

25th January 2015

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Work will be commencing on the Sacristy floor replacement from the first week in February. Can all people interested in assisting please contact Chris Tyrrell on 0417017817 or 93038585 for details.

Candlemas (Monday, 2nd February): you are invited to bring your own candles to be blessed on this feast. Candles should be placed on the table provided outside the Altar rails, by 6.55 pm at the latest. These may be collected immediately after Mass. At the distribution of candles for the procession, congregants will receive a blessed taper each (these are provided gratis). The blessing of throats in honour of St Blaise will be given at the conclusion of each Mass on Tuesday (3rd February).

A reminder that Planned Giving Envelopes for 2015 are still available for collection after Mass.



  • Newman Fellowship for Young Adults

    Our next meeting will welcome back our own Shawn Murphy, former Newman Fellowship organizer, and now novice at the Toronto Oratory.

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  • Catechesis Classes

    Fortnightly Catechesis based on the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

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  • Bible Study Classes

    No previous knowledge is required, and everyone is welcome.

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  • Catholic Women's League Newman Parish Group

    Join the regular CWL meetings at Maryvale after Solemn Mass.

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  • Support Shawn Murphy and the Oratory

    Find out how to help Shawn, currently a Novice at the Toronto Oratory, in his formation for the Brisbane Oratory

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  • Psallamus - Our Mixed Choir

    Psallamus is our regular choir - further information and recordings are available here.

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  • The Newman Singers - Our new choir

    Find out how to join the Newman Singers, our new mixed choir. Young men and women welcome.

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  • The Wolff Organ

    The organ is of very high historical and musical significance as one of only two two-manual organs built by J.W. Wolff to survive intact

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Newman Parish Facebook

Our Facebook site contains important reminders of events in the Newman Parish and beyond.

Our YouTube Channel

Here you will find videos of parish events, with an emphasis on key homilies.

Bishop Meeking Holy Week Homilies

Bishop Meeking has visited us for Holy Week for five years in a row. Herein lie some of his marvellous homilies

Homily on our 10th Anniversary

Bishop Elliott celebrated Mass at St Aloysius' on 3rd February, 2013 to mark our 10th anniversary.


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